Warning over sales scammers

WITH the January sales already underway online, police have issued a safety warning to shoppers to be aware of scammers. In the run up to the festive season Fermanagh police had warned the community to be wary of fraudsters who were out to take advantage of shoppers both in stores and online. The force has […]

Public warning to beware of text and social media scams

FERMANAGH residents have been warned to be on their guard for scammers during the festive season. Christmas sees a spike in money being spent for presents and the crooks are determined to get their hands on your cash. Scams of all varieties – ranging from emails, texts and social media messages designed to hack their way […]

Public urged to be on guard with text scammers

Police are warning Fermanagh residents to be on their guard against fraudsters operating cost of living scams. The warning comes after a scammer contacted a local resident claiming to be from an energy company offering to pay them a grant. This scammer claimed they needed their bank details to pay money into their account. Thankfully, the […]


Fermanagh man among scam gang accused in court

AN IRVINESTOWN man is among four men accused of posing as police officers to scam pensioners out of tens of thousands of pounds. The men were apprehended last week after being intercepted by police helicopter. William McGinley (32) of Sally’s Wood has been charged with one count of fraud by false representation in connection to […]